Keep Social Security Funds Out of the Hands of Foreign Felons

I introduced a bill that would require Congressional approval before Social Security benefits could be paid to foreign workers who were employed in the United States. The U.S.-Mexico Totalization Agreement is unacceptable and threatens the retirement benefits of hardworking Americans while rewarding those who have committed a felony such as identity theft. My legislation is important to ensure that public debate, scrutiny and analysis take place before vital Social Security dollars are sent overseas. We should not be rewarding people for illegal work. This is a matter of fairness to the American people and a matter of fiscal responsibility.

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